Vaccination in the Elderly

65 years

Pneumococcal (PPV) vaccine

65 and over

Flu vaccine (every year)

*70 years

Shingles vaccine

*78 and 79-year-olds are given the Shingles vaccine as a catch up


Further reading

There are some excellent websites that will answer all your questions and queries about immunisation and vaccination.

NHS Website - Immunisation Information
The most comprehensive, up-to-date and accurate source of information on vaccines, disease and immunisation in the UK.